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THE NEW IMPERIAL INDIAN ORDER.

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INTERVIEW WITH THE CLAIMANT.

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TTHE LATE LORD KINNAIRD.

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PASSAGE OF THE BALKANS IN…

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A MISER.—An inquest has just been /i J Greenwich on the body of a German DaDQ vean 6 ^rones» aged 58, who had for six or Jv f ved in a common lodging-house in King's- r • J^ Vd. On Saturday last deceased was found n„ le opposite the Deptford Police-station, P B conveyed him to the Greenwich Infir- mar^' v he expired an hour later of serious !fZ* he deceased's clothes were very ragged a0d LThey were searched, and three, dirty leath A tied round with a bootlace, were dis- covertJ • contained £Wõ in gold. another £106 and a g ipoleon, and the third £ 3 in gold, 18s. in 81 '1 2|d. in bronze. A number of dirty also found, including a Bank a Inani note for £ 250 in the three per cent. sold for £ 231 by Messrs. Simms and > teque for S548 on the Exchange Bank- in £ „ New Orleans, signed "Bobb and rl 1862 i a German passport dated "promissory note, and some counterfoils of cbeq \fling £ 20 in amount. John Conolly, manage Je lodging-house named, stated that deceas jmost eccentric man in his habits. He lived J" jJttic, where there were rats, and with these a „ T3>layed and fed, calling them by sundry pet names, <(Tom„ „Blll» « Jackj» &Ci He vras nev j/*lwith any money in his possession but coPP^j j believed that he gained his livelihood by Jr. Some time ago he was occasionally visited by a Pjjon said to be his sister, who on her visits dThe in a chaise, and was apparently well to do. Jry found a verdict of Death from natural canse*' A ^"IIGEB SUED.—An action has been raised 1,1 ^tch Court of Session by an Edinburgh lady» nft™ _.Jellie Baptie, against James Bowden Boss, ^proprietor, Bainbow Beef, Charter's Towers -10 ii]e, Queensland, for £ 2000, in respect of his f^u Vpach of promise of marriage. The defendant ha: n absent in Australia for about fifteen years, g which time a courtship by letter hadbeeocann | on between the parties. He returned in with the avowed intention of marry- ing the pam" f, having previously settled £1000 upon -itl Queensland they never knew what a day ifiU forth." All the arrange- ments *eT\e for the marriage, even to the wedding having gone to Glasgow to see some friends ? T6^ao grace the ceremony by their pre- sence, the j enCJ»t appears to have suddenly changed his mind. Gf ^turning he sent the following note to r "Iff; Dear Nellie,—I am sorry to state that circ^tances have turned up which make it quite -that oar marriage can take place. I ,y expenses incurred in the mean- time un» 'P, rtaayself. I am not able to return to explail. J J must leave for a time.—I am, defer Nell!1 \B. Boss." On the day after this he was mai >«« 7 1declaration before a magistrate to a Miss Truefitj laughter of a late merchant in Princes-street. BfUik.eh< HEALTH O £ L,0^BON.—There were 2878 births and 1892 deatb8 jeg^ered -n £ on(i0n last week, the births having e*ceeo^ ]^2, and the deaths by 135, the average DUm The annual rate of mortality from all causes was .4^ pep JQQQ^ calculated upon the population tne this year, which is esti- mated at 3,677.oU'± pe^0ns. week 26 persons died from small-pox ?" °T^on, 16 of the deaths occurring in the Metropolian -&yjum hospitals, and 10 in pri- vate dwelling-bouses. {ronr Qf deceased patients had resided 1 n/.] • 4 in Stepney, 4 in Mile-end Old Town, and o in pancra9> Of the 26 fatal cases 13 were certineu unyaccinated.and 7 as vacci- nated. The number or .^ent0 Metropolitan Asylum hospitals,J^'cHad declined to 137 in the beginning of October, ^itefwar^|a steadily increased to 316 and 309 at the end.or the last two weeks of the year, and further rose Airing last week to 374, the highest number sincei tlfmiddle of August last; 129 new cases were adanttea^ttring the week. REMARKABLE FOA^J^Q CASE.—A remark- able poaching case has b^n heard before the magis- trates at Mistley in -*jjsstec. The defendant was Mr. F. Romaine Bignold, residing at Shirley View, Holmsdale road, "n^ey, an(j jje waa charged upon two summonses with tre<j)aag-ng *n gearch of game on bwo successive days tej0n certain "saltings" at Walton-on-the-Naze. Aft, Bignold, who holds a game sertificate, said the grou^ was covered by the sea ;wice a day, and contend^ tha.t he had therefore a •igbfc to be there. It stated, however, that where rueh land is not covered by medium tides, as this is lot, tbe sei! is in la1*PresUraed to belong to the owner >f tbe adjoining estate, a«^ no £ crowtti It was .lso proved that a tenant rrin.. for tha land and y&3 tilted for it. ths first day Mr. Bigaoid took 1 k hare and on the second j^bit. In each of the 1 wo cases he was fined £ 1 cogtg< a

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